149 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Coverage contains "Late 19th Century Florida (1877-1900)"
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"A Card." written by W. H. Sherwood, 1889

"A Card." written by W. H. Sherwood, 1889

Date
1889
Description
W. H. Sherwood proposing he and Rev. H C. Bailey meet for a public discussion on October 24, 1889, regarding the participation of African-Americans in politics.
Collection
A Reply to Some Misleading Statements of the Tallahassee Capital League, 1900

A Reply to Some Misleading Statements of the Tallahassee Capital League, 1900

Date
1900-09-04
Description
A leaflet addressing claims made by the Tallahassee Capital League against moving the capital from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. The leaflet explains why Jacksonville would be the best location for the state capital. Voters were to decide on the issue during the election in November 1900.
Collection
Advertisement for a Jewish Boarding House, Jacksonville, 1878

Advertisement for a Jewish Boarding House, Jacksonville, 1878

Date
1878
Description
Print advertisment for Mrs. R.J. Slager's "first-class" Jewish Boarding House at the corner of Adams and Pine streets in Jacksonville. Printed on page 83 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Collection
Advertisement for book binding services by the Floridian and Journal in Tallahassee

Advertisement for book binding services by the Floridian and Journal in Tallahassee

Date
1881 (circa)
Description
... required by lawyers, merchants, bankers, railroad and steamboat companies, state and county officials, or private individuals, done equal workmanship and finish, and as cheap as anywhere.''
Collection
Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

Date
1885 (circa)
Description
An attractive old-fashioned southern home, surrounded by oak and orange groves delightfully situated on the beautiful St. Johns River, twenty-three miles South of Jacksonville.''
Collection
Advertisement for land offered by the St. Andrews Bay Railroad & Land Company

Advertisement for land offered by the St. Andrews Bay Railroad & Land Company

Date
1886
Description
Description of land of St. Andrew's Bay and surrounding county. Terms. Company address: 227 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Collection
Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878

Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878

Date
1878
Description
Print advertisement for T.T. Harrison, dealer in dry goods, groceries, notions, etc. in Eureka in Marion County, Florida. Harrison was also serving as a land agent at this time, and encouraged people interested in relocating to Florida to contact him. Printed on page 119 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Collection
Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Arlington House, located in Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. J.C. Ryder is listed as the proprietor. The house featured accommodations for 150 guests, including a billiard and pool room, reading and smoking room, electric bells, bath rooms, verandas, and fireplaces in all rooms. The ad included instructions for reaching the house by railroad. Printed on page 108 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
Collection
Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Print advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, featuring brick construction, a billiard hall, and a passenger elevator. The engraving of the hotel included in the ad suggests the hotel was founded in 1876. The advertisement was printed on page 49-50 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885). The proprietors are listed as Stimpson and Devnell. Other sources reveal these were Edward C. Simpson and George A. Devnell.
Collection
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute at Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The institution was established by the Florida Legislature in 1851. The annual session began in September and ended in June, and was divided into 13 week terms. Male applicants had to be 13 years old, female applicants 12 years old. Students professing an interest in becoming teachers were preferred. Courses included English, ancient languages, bookeeping, piano, organ, voice culture, vocal music. The ad also lists the boards of instruction, government, and education for the seminary. Printed on page 110 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m86-38_b001_f03_01"A Card." written by W. H. Sherwood, 1889textSouthern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950
Race relations
African Americans -- Suffrage
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flc_br0320A Reply to Some Misleading Statements of the Tallahassee Capital League, 1900textCapitals (Cities)
Capitols
City planning
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flc_917.59-b583_10Advertisement for a Jewish Boarding House, Jacksonville, 1878textBusiness corporations
Boardinghouses
Jews--Social conditions
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flc_br0036Advertisement for book binding services by the Floridian and Journal in TallahasseetextBookbinders/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0036.jpg
flc_br0004Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, FloridatextCities and towns--History
Tourist trade
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flc_br0041Advertisement for land offered by the St. Andrews Bay Railroad & Land CompanytextCities and towns--History
Land companies
Land settlement
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flc_917.59-b583_11Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878textBusiness corporations
General stores
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flc_917.5979-w371_03Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.59-l478_09Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.5979-w371_05Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883textTeachers colleges
Education, higher
Advertisement
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